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CVE-2007-4965 Detail

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the imageop module in Python 2.5.1 and earlier allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly obtain sensitive information (memory contents) via crafted arguments to (1) the tovideo method, and unspecified other vectors related to (2) imageop.c, (3) rbgimgmodule.c, and other files, which trigger heap-based buffer overflows.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/18/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4965
Original release date:
09/18/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/15/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=295971 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192876 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192876
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-September/065826.html Exploit External Source FULLDISC 20070916 python <= 2.5.1 standart librairy multiples int overflow, heap overflow in imageop module
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00003.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:003
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000005.html External Source MLIST [Security-announce] 20080221 VMSA-2008-0003 Moderate: Updated aacraid driver and samba and python service console updates
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100074697 External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100074697
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0254 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0254
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1551 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1551
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1620 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1620
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200711-07.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200711-07
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:012 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:012
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:013 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:013
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1076.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:1076
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0629.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0629
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487990/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080212 FLEA-2008-0002-1 python
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/488457/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080221 VMSA-2008-0003 Moderate: Updated aacraid driver and samba and python service console updates
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25696 Exploit External Source BID 25696
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-585-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-585-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-352A
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3201 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3201
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0637 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0637
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36653 External Source XF python-imageop-bo(36653)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1885 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1885
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10804 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10804
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8486 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8486
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8496 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8496
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00378.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2663

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10804
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10804
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8486
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8486
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8496
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8496

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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